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Wage & Hour Defense Blog 2012-05-02 08:54:46

Spring Tune-Up:  Gas Stations Should Review Their Pay Policies And Recording Practices To Steer Clear Of The DOL’s Recent Enforcement Initiative Targeting Them

By:  Douglas Weiner and Meg Thering

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced that it has been finding “patterns of violative pay practices” in gas stations throughout New York, Long Island, and New Jersey. Last year, in New Jersey alone, the Department of Labor, through its multi-year enforcement initiative, conducted 74 investigations of gas stations and ordered employers to pay over $1 million in back pay to employees.

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